The new Media multi-jurisdictional guide has been produced in association with leading global law firms and is the leading legal resource for global media professionals.
The content is edited and maintained by Practical Law’s in-house editorial team, many of whom have worked at the world’s leading law firms ensuring the highest editorial standards.
Presented in an easy to read Q&A format, the questions are constructed with the help of some of the world’s leading in-house legal professionals to ensure the most pertinent topics are addressed.
The Q&A chapters offer a structured overview of the key practical issues concerning media law in each jurisdiction, the topics include:
Each section considers various matters, such as a general overview of the sector, tax reliefs and state funding, regulation and classification, legal protection and contractual structures, and litigation.
The guide also includes a comparative table assessing whether tax reliefs are available for each jurisdiction for film-making, TV programme making, making video games, and the music industry.
|Country Q&A||Contributing firm|
|Australia||DLA Piper Australia|
|Austria||DLA Piper Weiss-Tessbach Rechtsanwälte|
|Belgium||DLA Piper Belgium|
|Brazil||Lilla, Huck, Otranto, Camargo Advogados|
|Czech Republic||DLA Piper Prague LLP|
|France||DLA Piper France|
|Germany||DLA Piper Germany|
|Hungary||Horváth & Partners DLA Piper|
|India||J Sagar Associates|
|Italy||DLA Piper Italy|
|Japan||Anderson, Mori & Tomotsune|
|Netherlands||DLA Piper Nederland|
|Norway||DLA Piper Norway|
|Poland||DLA Piper Wiater sp. k|
|Romania||DLA Piper Dinu SCA|
|Russian Federation||DLA Piper (Russia)|
|South Korea||Barun Law|
|Turkey||YükselKarkinKüçük Avukatlik Ortakligi|
|UK (England and Wales)||DLA Piper|
|Ukraine||DLA Piper Ukraine|
|United States||DLA Piper US|
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Practical Law only works with the leading local firms in each jurisdiction to ensure the content is of the highest quality. Each firm is invited to contribute exclusively based on their expertise and knowledge of their local markets. Practical Law would like to thank the following firms for producing a unique insight into the legislative developments and trends in their national media law.
DLA Piper's dedicated media group, located in the world's major commercial centres, provides legal advice to the industries leading names on all the issues affecting the creation, delivery, exploitation and protection of content in the converged media world. They advise clients on all aspects of the sector: specialist contracts and rights, content clearance and liability, privacy, e-commerce, disputes and enforcement, financing, acquisitions and sector-specific regulation and competition issues.
Randle Partners, attorneys at law, was incorporated in 2007, gathering a team of lawyers who have been working together for several years. Lawyers of Randle Partners have years of experience in providing legal advice to large international corporations and to big Argentine companies.
Fasken Martineau is one of the world's leading international business law and litigation firms. With over 675 lawyers, the firm has offices in Canada, the United Kingdom, France and South Africa. Our practice includes every sector of business, industry and government.
J. Sagar Associates (JSA) is a leading national law firm in India comprising over 200 lawyers and consultants including more than 40 partners based in New Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad. For almost two decades we have provided legal advice and services to international and domestic clients.
Arthur Cox is one of Ireland's largest law firms. We are an "all-Ireland" law firm, with full-service offices in Dublin and Belfast. The firm also has offices in London and New York. Our practice encompasses all aspects of corporate and business law.
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune is among the largest and most diversified law firms in Japan offering full corporate services. Our flexible operational structure enables us to provide our corporate clients with effective and time-sensitive solutions to legal issues of any kind. We are pleased to serve Japanese companies as well as foreign companies doing business in Japan. In response to the increasingly complex and varied legal needs of our clients, we have grown significantly, augmenting both the breadth and depth of expertise of our practice.
Since its founding in 1998, Barun Law, the word “Barun” means “righteous” or “just” in Korean, has quickly taken its place among Korea’s major full-service law firms, growing three-fold in recent years.
Schellenberg Wittner are a leading Swiss business law firm with over 110 highly skilled lawyers providing in-depth expertise within a full range of services from focused advice to project management. The firm has specialised teams that integrate with yours to deliver thorough analysis, creative structuring and successful project realisation. With offices in Zurich and Geneva that cover all of Switzerland, the firm has a client base of domestic/foreign companies and high net worth individuals.
YükselKarkinKüçük offers a diverse range of legal services, particularly in corporate transactions, mergers & acquisitions, energy, competition/anti-trust, intellectual property, pharmaceuticals, banking and finance, employment, real estate and litigation-arbitration for multinational businesses in their cross-border transactions.
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